Spring 2009 March 2009 Tough machines T Fishel John D ’ l i h h /3 Team Fi h l tests J h Deere’s mettle in the trenches...p/3 K-Loader Intro – part 2...p/6 New and improved JDLink™...p/10 Dad’s legacy...p/12 YOU CAN ALWAYS TOUGH TIMES CALL CARRY A In these challenging economic times, it’s comforting to know that chall you have the strength and stability of John Deere behind you. In FOR TOUGH MACHINES BIGGER LOAD a recent appearance on CNBC, Deere & Company Chairman and CEO Bob Lane said, “It’s obviously a very rocky time. But Deere is WITH BETTER a very strong ship.” We’ve been through some pretty tough times before. During the Great Depression, for example, John Deere didn’t hunker Deere backhoes help FINANCING down. We continued to innovate, developing the Model “A” and “B” Tractors that would become the most popular tractors in our Team Fishel dig in history. And even though Deere was losing money, the company decided to carry debtor farmers as long as necessary, further WHEN WORK VOLUMES DECLINE, YOU HAVE TO OUTPERFORM strengthening customer loyalty. YOUR COMPETITORS TO SURVIVE. That’s especially true if your busi- Today our 59 North American dealers at over 400 locations Solid ﬁnancing takes some of the pressure ness depends on the home-building market, as it does for Team Fishel, a are well capitalized and led by experienced management. You can off your business. Fortunately, that’s the be sure that our strong dealer network will continue to put you in major utility contractor with ofﬁces across the country. “A saying we have only kind we offer. John Deere Credit offers the equipment you need, while delivering the service and support around here is that we’ve got to beat the ears off the competition,” says installment loans, leasing, revolving credit, you’ve come to expect. Rich Mauldin, the company’s area manager in Louisville, Kentucky. and more—to maximize your cash ﬂow and And although the credit crunch has affected the ability of So in this difﬁcult economic climate, the folks at Team Fishel are keep you focused on growing your business. other companies to offer ﬁnancing, it hasn’t impacted John Deere happy to have John Deere equipment on their side. “It’s our job to out- Put some of the load on us: Do more with Credit. “We’ve been quite successful selling our commercial produce the competition, and that’s why we like having John Deere back- John Deere Credit. paper throughout this entire period,” said Lane during the CNBC hoes,” says Mauldin. > > > interview. “Our customers really are not having difﬁculty accessing credit.” Need more information? See your local John Deere dealer or John Deere Credit has maintained a strong balance sheet and visit www.JohnDeereCredit.com. remains committed to ﬁnancing machines to keep your operations running smoothly. Call your dealer about the special rates avail- Y O U R MO N E Y W O R K S H A R DE R able from John Deere Credit. John Deere can provide you with the equipment to ﬁt your unique needs and the ﬁnancial solutions to keep your cash ﬂow healthy — taking some of the worry out of running your business. Domenic G. Ruccolo Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing Worldwide Construction & Forestry Division Cover Story | Page 3 Subject to John Deere Credit approval. PowerPlan is a service of FPC Financial, f.s.b. CR2210537 (07-12) MILES OF TRENCH In fact, Team Fishel has Team Fishel works hard to minimize down- it’s a no-brainer to mount attachments with the owned and leased Deere equipment almost time. Parts are available overnight, and often Deere equipment. All our machines are set up exclusively for many years. In the Midwest sooner. “Very seldom does our equipment go with the quick-attach feature so we can switch Region alone, the current ﬂeet includes 23 down for more than 24 hours, if ever,” Wathen to different attachments. It really cuts down on backhoes of the 310 and 410 size. “John Deere says. “Usually a machine is up and running in our expenses because we have just one piece of equipment has proven to be the machine of two or three hours.” equipment on the job.” “FOR THE WORK WE DO, choice for us because of the performance, pro- Wathen says having a newer ﬂeet helps, Team Fishel executives are extremely pleased JOHN DEERE ABSOLUTELY MAKES THE BEST BACKHOE,” says Mauldin. “We have proved that ductivity, uptime, and support that we get from John Deere,” says Mike Wathen, Fishel’s Midwest which is why Fishel has participated in a Deere three-year lease program for the past three or with the support they get from John Deere — both at the local dealer level and from the fac- several times here, and that comes Region ﬂeet manager. four years. “I can tell a signiﬁcant difference tory. “The service we get from Holt Equipment is In the boom years of housing, dozens of from the horse’s mouth — the Fishel crews dug 12 to 16 miles [yes, miles] of operator. We’ve got operators who trench per year. Much of the company’s work consists of “joint trench” to carry power, cable- have been with us for 25 and 30 vision or broadband cable, communications RUGGED years. They will tell you that Team Fishel is a good company to work conduit, and natural gas. Team Fishel’s machine of choice: the John Deere 410J Backhoe. CONDITIONS In recent years, Team Fishel Mauldin recalls a conduit project at the Uni- teammates have come to appreciate John Deere backhoe performance under for, and having quality John Deere versity of Kentucky in Lexington. Team Fishel’s adverse conditions. In Kentucky and other areas, many of the choicest home- approximately 1,200-foot-long-by-35-foot-wide equipment makes it a great one.” work area was conﬁned by an 8-foot-high chain- building sites — those with only dirt to dig — have been taken. That leaves — Mike Wathen, Team Fishel’s Midwest link fence. The resultant trench extended 8 to 9 excavate a lot of only rocky sites for new residential projects. “We Region ﬂeet manager feet deep and was 5 to 6 feet wide. dug rock or rock that we have previously broken with “We were in tight conﬁnes,” Mauldin says. “We had a John Deere 410 with an extend- another machine, and that duty takes a lot of power, able boom. We had to have the reach to get the durability, and performance,” says Mauldin. Plus, he says Deere depth, and we had to have power because every- backhoes frequently must crawl back over wet, rocky spoil piles to backﬁll thing we dug up had to be loaded out. And when that was done, we had to backﬁll everything the trenches. “The 410 with four-wheel drive has plenty of power to operate with select ﬁll and compact it. So we needed in those conditions,” says Mauldin. a machine with the right power and the right reach, and the 410 served us well.” “PHENOMENAL” UPTIME Using corporate between our new 410J models and the older excellent,” says Wathen. “They work their sched- software, Fishel tracks equipment uptime, or ones,” says Wathen. “We really like the new ules around our schedules, and they support us availability. “The uptime we get with John Deere J-Series Backhoes.” very, very well.” backhoes is phenomenal,” says Wathen. “Last John Deere backhoes also earn praise for “For the work we do, John Deere absolutely year we ran 99-percent uptime on John Deere versatility. Wathen recently ordered several makes the best backhoe,” says Mauldin. “We backhoes.” backhoes with plumbing to the rear boom for have proved that several times here, and that Team Fishel software accounts for mainte- hydraulic breakers, so instead of needing two comes from the horse’s mouth — the opera- T To view video, visit JohnDeere.com/TeamFishel. nance and repair time on each piece of rolling machines, one John Deere backhoe can run tor. We’ve got operators who have been with us stock in the ﬂeet. When a machine goes down, with either a bucket or a breaker. for 25 and 30 years. They will tell you that Team the shop logs it into a computer. “We start “I’ve got a piece of non-Deere equipment Fishel is a good company to work for, and hav- accounting for it right away, so this 99 percent is that we inherited from a company we pur- ing quality John Deere equipment makes it a by the actual hour,” says Wathen. “That’s a solid chased,” says Wathen. “I’m having issues get- great one.” ■ number, an excellent number.” ting it set up with new hydraulic plumbing, but Team Fishel’s Midwest Region is serviced by Holt Equipment Co., LLC, Louisville, Kentucky. 4–5 | March 2009 [ Introducing the new K-Series Production Loaders ] Before we put a single line on the drawing board, we gathered exten- whopping 39- to 59-percent torque rise. The Power Bulge feature gener- Think Big sive input through a Customer Advocacy Group (CAG). At every stage ates 15-percent more horsepower to help maintain good boom and bucket — from initial design to virtual mockups to physical prototypes — CAG speed going into the pile when rpms drop. For big bucket loads, even in members told us what they did and didn’t like and what needed to change. wet or hard-packed material. Our new K-Series Production-Class Loaders are loaded with big Increased hydraulic ﬂow combined with superior powertrain per- ideas inspired by customers, such as high-torque turbocharged diesels, formance ensures quick boom lift and ground speeds — and the most increased hydraulic ﬂow, and smooth-as-silk Smart-Shift™ transmissions material moved per hour of any loader on the market. Plus, low center of with optional lockup torque converters. And reﬁned cabs that boast more gravity and optimized fore-and-aft balance deliver unmatched stability and legroom, better visibility, less noise, and a host of other features to help impressive full-turn tipping-load capacities — perfect for handling heavy Construction equipment owners know best when it comes to your operators do their best. Like seat-mounted controls, new multifunc- loads and working in uneven terrain. making machines more productive, durable, and easy to service. tion LCD monitors with enhanced diagnostics, and expanded sealed-switch And just because your loader is working harder doesn’t mean your So when we designed the next generation of production-class modules with keyless start. operator should have to. Single-lever joystick or two-lever ﬁngertip Other customer-inspired enhancements including innovative Quad- pilot-operated controls provide ﬂuid, effortless control of excavator-style loaders, we asked our customers to give us their thoughts. Cool™ systems, NeverGrease™ pin joints, and fuel-efﬁcient Tier 3-certi- hydraulics. Joystick controls are equipped with a standard FNR > > > ﬁed power plants help minimize maintenance and keep daily operating costs manageable. SERIOUS PRODUCTION, EASYGOING OPERATION Quarry, road-build- ing, and other large-scale construction sites demand serious machines. And the 644K, 724K, 824K, and 844K are all business. Faster cycle times and quicker bucket ﬁlls start with Deere Power- Tech™ diesels, which deliver best-in-class net peak torque and a Optional rear-object detection system emits audible alarms if an obstacle is in the loader’s path when backing up. Other new options such as lockup torque converter, automatic differential lock, rear-axle disconnect, tire- pressure monitoring, deluxe heated seat, and heated mirrors help make you more productive in any conditions. 6–7 | March 2009 K-Loaders Speciﬁcations 644K 724K 744K 824K 844K selector for convenient direction and full-range gear changes, making and better visibility. Shift pedals have been moved forward and the size of them ideal for V-pattern truck loading. Standard on the 844K, the joysticks the front console reduced to create more space for tired dogs. Ten-percent Max. Net Horsepower (hp / kW) 232 / 173 264 / 172 304 / 190 333 / 248 380 / 283 adjust to ground speed, delivering smooth control for load-and-carry more front glass and a streamlined steering column enhance industry- operations. Both types of controls incorporate the Deere innovative Quick- leading 360-degree visibility. Bucket Capacity (cu. yd. / m3) 4.25 / 3.2 4.75 / 3.6 5.25 / 4.0 6.0 / 4.6 8.1 / 5.5 Shift feature for convenient gear changes. There are also new fatigue-beating seat-mounted controls, which move With the smooth-shifting PowerShift™ transmission, Smart-Shift™ with the operator instead of remaining stationary. And mounted at eye Full-turn Tipping Load (lb. / kg) 28,937 / 13 126 31,314 / 14 204 39,152 / 17 759 40,236 / 18 251 45,160 / 20 484 technology, and ride control, your operators won’t have to work hard to be level on the right ROPS, the new multifunction monitor with LCD screen more productive. Smart-Shift ensures that gear changes are silky smooth, provides easy pushbutton access to a wealth of operating, diagnostic, and Breakout Force (lb. / kg) 33,903 / 15 378 31,742 / 14 398 42,805 / 19 416 40,236 / 18 251 47,860 / 21 709 regardless of whether the bucket is empty or full. Ride control (standard maintenance info. on the 744K, 824K, and 844K) cushions the ride, for faster cycles with bet- A new optional rear-object detection system alerts the operator if an SAE Operating Weight (lb. / kg) 40,036 / 18 160 42,174 / 19 130 53,312 / 24 182 57,783 / 26 210 70,629 / 32 037 ter material retention. obstacle is in the loader’s path when backing up. The operator can view Opt for a lockup torque converter, automatic differential lock, and what is behind the loader through the monitor by pressing a hot key to Easyweigh® onboard payload-weighing system, and your operators will be access a rear-mounted color camera or by shifting the transmission to even more productive without breaking a sweat. The lockup torque con- reverse. Grouped same-side service points make quick work of the daily rou- And because no maintenance beats low maintenance, NeverGrease pin verter makes the industry’s smoothest-shifting transmission even smoother. The sealed-switch module has been expanded with new features, includ- tine, and Deere’s innovative Quad-Cool system provides access to both joints, rear axles, and steering cylinders seldom, if ever, require attention. By efﬁciently using power during transport and ramp climbing, it speeds ing keyless start and security mode which, when enabled, requires opera- sides of the individually mounted coolers for easy cleanout. The Quad-Cool On-board diagnostics, fast ﬂuid service, and extended service intervals fur- cycle times and increases fuel efﬁciency. tors to enter an owner-assigned pass code before they can start the machine. compartment has been designed to isolate coolers from engine heat for ther maximize uptime. increased efﬁciency and durability. Serious about productivity, easygoing to run and maintain — those are EXPAND YOUR OPERATOR’S COMFORT ZONE Operators are more MISERS K-Series Loaders are easygoing on fuel and daily operating costs, the K-Series Loaders. To learn more, see us today. ■ productive when they’re working within their comfort zones. And from too. With Tier 3 emission-certiﬁed PowerTech diesels, an auto-idle/shut- the deluxe air-suspension armchair of the roomier, quieter K-Series cab, down feature, and options such as a lockup torque converter and rear-axle they’ll ﬁnd plenty to increase their comfort level, including more legroom disconnect, they are extremely fuel-efﬁcient. Embedded Payload Scale (EPS) lets you load each truck to its full legal payload for maximum productivity. John Deere PowerTech diesels are Tier 3 The expanded sealed-switch module allows emission-certiﬁed and highly fuel efﬁcient, keyless start and ﬁngertip entry of security helping lower daily operating costs. codes and other operator settings. Boom- height kick-out, return-to-dig, and return-to- Intuitive, multi-language monitor with carry can be set from the seat. easy-to-read LCD screen provides easy pushbutton access to a wealth of machine info and control. Who says you have to sacriﬁce powerful digging forces to get parallel lift? The Powerllel™ linkage option on the 644K gives you the best of both worlds, so you can have your loader and forklift, too. 8–9 | March 2009 The new JDLink product portfolio Improved, because John Deere never hands you the same old line: Select Ultimate Express Replaces our Standard JDLink. This system features machine-hour, The name says it all. JDLink Ultimate Choose JDLink Express and get an location, geofencing, curfew, and delivers machine hours, location, economically priced, all-makes telematics maintenance tracking. JDLink and geofencing plus dashboard solution that features daily reports on Select is your all-makes ﬂeet alerts, equipment-utilization and JDLink™ is smarter than ever, with whole-ﬂeet hours, machine location, geofencing, solution with expandable fuel-consumption data, diagnostic solutions to ﬁt every budget curfew, and maintenance tracking. sensor capability. trouble codes, and more. Tough times call for smart measures JDLink — the exclusive John Deere telematics system — I n times like these, when most of us are crav- There are many more reasons why a stone- fuel savings. You’ll also draft more accurate gives you the power to perform. Popular since its introduc- ing for a GPS-enabled cell phone, it’s only cold-reliable, factory-installed machine-and-data estimates and keep losses to a minimum. It all These machines are now tion a few years back, JDLink has had the beneﬁt of extensive natural that you’d want an integrated telemat- solution is a great investment. And John Deere adds up to lower operating costs. customer feedback. And with John Deere, customer feedback ics solution for your entire ﬂeet. And, for a num- and its customers, through the beneﬁt of 20/20 factory-equipped with JDLink means positive adjustments to the product line. Read on to ber of reasons: 1) Location. Know where every hindsight, have helped perfect the JDLink prod- THE NEW KIT IN TOWN — JDLINK EXPRESS Ultimate and three years of machine is at all times. 2) Fleet utilization. If an uct line by adding two or three bells here, while Despite its reasonable price, JDLink Express learn what today’s JDLink can do for your ﬂeet. free service: excavator is idling a lot, for example, you might losing a whistle or two there. As a result, you pay rounds out our whole-ﬂeet solution to give you want to replace it with a smaller machine or add only for the bells and whistles you’ll likely need. control over your Deere-branded iron and the • 624K and up Loaders another truck to the operation. 3) Maintenance non-Deere machines in your ﬂeet. management. To keep a project on time and on JDLINK ULTIMATE GIVES YOU PUL Yes, PUL, A quick download of this value-priced • All Articulated Dump Trucks budget, you need to know what the numbers the John Deere brand promise of Productivity, solution: on every machine’s hour meter are telling you. Uptime, and Lower daily operating costs. – This all-makes kit has the same wire connec- • 200D LC, 240D LC, 270D LC, And obviously, getting a digital “heads-up” on Increased productivity arrives via utilization tions as JDLink Select. 350D LC, 450D LC, 650D LC, impending catastrophic downtime is huge. information, with engine-load and fuel-con- – Access hours, location, geofencing, curfew, and 850D LC Excavators sumption data, downtime-thwarting machine and maintenance tracking reports once a alerts, and exacting machine work-versus-idle day via digital cellular technology. • All G-Series Graders information. When asked to boil down the advantages of • 764HSD the new JDLink lineup to a single word, Product INCREASED UPTIME ANYONE? JDLink deliv- Manager Clint Allaman didn’t hesitate: “Empow- • 750J and 850J Crawlers ers with maintenance tracking. Since you’ll be erment. The ability for a person to monitor and alerted to all scheduled maintenance, you’ll not manage a ﬂeet of construction machines from a only extend machine life, but you’ll boost the computer workstation is unquestionably empow- value of your equipment come trade time. ering. The JDLink system is technology that aims Through desktop ﬂeet management, you’ll to make a ﬂeet manager’s life less hectic. The now, with our exclusive status as the only com- know when to relocate a machine and have a website is very intuitive, plus it should drastically pany with a telematics solution for every budget, better feel for when your ﬂeet could use new, reduce the number of incoming and outgoing we’re in a unique position to make both our used, or rented equipment. What’s more, you’ll cell-phone calls. machines and our customers more productive.” see from your ofﬁce the percentage of time a “Over the past decade, telematics technology For tough and smart ﬂeet-management solu- machine is moving and what portion of its has gone from a luxury for wealthy developers tions, JDLink is just a phone call away. Call your workday it’s idling — think of the potential to an affordable reality for all contractors. And John Deere dealer today. ■ March 2009 | 10–11 GIRL POWER, CANADIAN STYLE Good Some souls are too restless to be contained by this world, yet too beloved to ever truly leave it. Such is the case of Gene Goodreau, a fun-loving Canadian who built a thriving excavation ﬁrm before cancer took his life at age 56. Fortunately, the loves of his life — his wife, daughter, family, and business — carry on. But we’re getting ahead of the story you’ve come here to read. Genes A story about a great rain and a poorly engineered roadway… A river steals a road his life to this place, and I’m sure he’s quite proud Unless you’re a civil engineer or an old hand in of how his daughter stepped up, took over the the construction game, what goes on beneath operation, and kept our people working.” a road may surprise you. Nice smooth pave- ment is something we take for granted until it’s “And I’m sure Dad would also be proud of how gone. Such was the case in Canada with a twisty Mom has kept the work coming in while maintain- two-lane blacktop overlooking the Thames River ing the company’s reputation for quality work at a in Thamesville, Ontario — a road that Goodreau fair price,” adds daughter Janice Goodreau. “Dad Excavating Ltd. out of nearby Tilbury was hired had many friends he relied on to help him build to reengineer and rebuild. Goodreau Excavating. In fact, I can remember Rob “I can remember McKinlay — our John Deere dealer rep — as a Rob McKinlay — The Tilbury area is part of an isthmus that is dead close family friend back when I was a young girl. ﬂat, so there’s quite a bit of work for an excavat- Rob and his company, Nortrax, were there for us our John Deere dealer ing ﬁrm such as the one owned by the Goodreau’s. when we needed them after Dad passed away.” Between dredging, traditional excavating jobs, and And, in fact, Rob and other friends of Gene were rep — as a close family work from Canada’s Conservation Authority, Oper- there during our visit to the Goodreau’s. friend back when I was ations Manager Janice Goodreau and President Susan Goodreau keep plenty busy. Back on the job a young girl.” After a few cups of java and several stories about —Janice Goodreau “It was difﬁcult losing Gene,” said Mrs. Goodreau, Gene the fun-loving businessman, we venture out “but he loved this company and its employees, to the washed-out highway and the trio of Deere and wouldn’t want to see our mourning get in the working the area. To keep the road from future way of keeping this ﬁrm in the black. He devoted washouts, Goodreau Excavating had a solid >>> The family that works together. Susan and Janice Goodreau keep the family business busy. A pink Deere hat? Janice Goodreau is Gene Goodreau’s daughter and co-keeper of the ﬂame. March 2009 | 12–13 GIRL POWER, CANADIAN STYLE On the road. Operator Frank Byrne shovels up some productivity with one of Goodreau’s 200D LC Excavators while the founder’s brother, Ralph, “Zzzzz...” demos a Deere 550J Dozer. he’s working, Frank really starts speaking our Working alongside Frank is Gene Goodreau’s language. “Gene started running these excavators brother, Ralph, who was demoing a John Deere “Oh! Sorry, must have dozed off. You see, with a 690B way back in 1977, but I’m the real 550J Dozer. “This is my ﬁrst day in it, and I have Deere man around here! Over the years I’ve run to say it’s a very good machine. With that hydro- 690As, 690Bs, Cs, Ds, Es, and now the John Deere static transmission, I’m having no trouble burning I’ve been sitting here, patiently, on your dealer’s 200D LC — I’d liked ’em all because they were through the cycles.” Also hard at work on the site is the best machines on the market at the time.” And an old Deere 690 Gene bought some years back. shelf since even before you bought your Deere. Goodreau’s new 200D LC is no exception. engineering plan that involved the installation Return to sender of drainage and catch basins, along with the “It’s the perfect size for the kind of work we do — With the road repaired and the basins safely Ready and waiting. Anticipating the moment when reconstruction of the riverbank and, of course, fast, precise, and beautifully balanced,” Frank underfoot, the Goodreau crew looks about ready the roadway. reports. “The controls are ‘right there,’ and its to turn the remanufactured hillside back to Mother there’s a problem and I’m whisked off to the balance is just right, especially on a slope. All Nature. As with Gene Goodreau’s untimely death We ﬂag down Frank Byrne, the operator of a 200D LC excavators can swing down on a slope, but it and his family’s brave succession, this small jobsite to save the day amid thunderous applause, Excavator, to see how the project is progressing. takes a Deere to easily swing up the slope with a stretch of road will carry on. “We’re right on schedule, and the job is going fully loaded bucket. It delivers the perfect balance Goodreau Excavating Ltd. is serviced by smoothly,” he reports. When asked about the Deere between power and stability.” Nortrax/Windsor, Ontario. and… Hey, a filter can dream, can’t he?” An after-work tribute. Day is done and Susan, Janice, their work crew, and some Nortrax dealer folks ﬁle into a local bar and grill to toast Goodreau’s past and present. The glasses were raised and the stories told. Perhaps Susan said it best when she told the table that her husband lived three good lives What’s a Deere Dealer have that others don’t? Parts on the shelf before the ﬁrst new machine during a single one that was far too short. model is sold. Smart systems keeping critical parts in inventory. And a borderline obsession with having the right parts on hand. Smell the coffee. Here, the ladies have coffee with Nortrax dealer reps Rob McKinlay and Jamie Hodges. Need parts now? We’re on it.™ www.JohnDeere.com/WereOnIt 1-800-503-3373 14 | March 2009 The roadblocks we remove are even more impressive. If your John Deere equipment goes down, we muscle up. Critical parts, answers, boots on the ground — whatever it takes, your John Deere team stands ready to carry the day. Your John Deere dealer is your ﬁrst Scott Roberts line of defense against downtime, and backing your dealer all the way is your Corporate Business Manager. 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